Canada’s Building Trades Unions call on Federal Government to Support Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

Sep 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on considerable challenges to the Canadian economy. One of the areas that needs urgent support, is the oil and gas industry, specifically the offshore oil and…


CBTU Wishes All Workers Happy Labour Day!

Sep 4, 2020

This Labour Day, on behalf of Canada’s Building Trades Unions, I want to thank the 600,000 skilled trades workers that belong to our 14 affiliated unions. From the onset of the…


Labour Day Celebrates Agreement Between the Ottawa Hospital and the Building and Construction Trade Unions — Ottawa’s Newest Hospital Launches Next Phase of Development

Sep 3, 2020

OTTAWA — A historic partnership — between the Building and Construction Trade Unions of Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec (BTC) and The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) — was struck in commemoration of…


Jobs for Tomorrow: Starting Today

CBTU report projects 3.3 million construction jobs building a lower-carbon Canada between now and 2050.    CBTU commission the landmark study Jobs for Tomorrow: Canada’s Building Trades and Net Zero Emissions…

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Energy Development

CBTU believes in energy independence for North America and supports oil sands and other hydrocarbon developments in Canada.

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CBTU is campaigning to have the federal government introduce a Construction Mobility Tax Credit—a personal tax exemption on expenses construction workers typically incur when they temporarily relocate for work.

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CBTU’s campaign in support of pipeline projects is designed to educate the public in communities located along key routes about the benefits of these projects.

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